Tag: Electric scooters

Apr 6, 2021 - 05:38 pm

Dutch Go Sharing launches e-moped fleet in Vienna

The young Dutch e-scooter provider Go Sharing announces plans to offer its services outside the Netherlands as the start-up launches in Vienna. The Austrian capital now has 200 e-scooters available to use in a pay-as-you-go model.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 03:26 pm

Bird to double its fleet of electric scooters in Europe

Bird has announced plans to invest 125 million euros in expanding its offering in Europe. The micromobility provider plans to double its presence in Europe over the spring and summer by relaunching in 50 cities and expanding its offering in existing cities.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 03:28 pm

Tier Mobility e-scooters can be booked via FreeNow

The Berlin-based micromobility provider Tier Mobility has entered into a cooperation with the Free Now mobility platform from BMW and Daimler. As part of the cooperation, Tier’s electric scooters (kick-scoters and mopeds) will be gradually integrated into the Free Now app.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 03:04 pm

KSR starts Motron Motorcycles with 4 e-models

The Austrian multi-brand importer KSR Group has launched a new brand called Motron Motorcycles aimed specifically at the entry-level and mid-range segment. The brand’s portfolio includes three electric scooters and an electric minibike.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 11:44 am

Ampere Electric to build scooter plant in Tamil Nadu

Indian electric scooter manufacturer Ampere Electric, a subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, announced it will set up a plant in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu, India. The facility to manufacture battery-electric scooters is planned to be operational by the end of this year.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Lime adds shared electric mopeds to the fleet

Lime is adding electric mopeds to its micromobility platform and said it plans to launch as many as 600 LEVs on its platform in Washington D.C. this spring. The company is also working with authorities to pilot the mopeds in Paris.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Silence scooters to hit UK streets

The Spanish electric scooter manufacturer Silence is set to hit UK streets this month. A four-model range will be on sale, with prices ranging from £2,695 to £4,995.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

Free Now to offer only electric rides by 2030

BMW and Daimler’s Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve carbon neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is committing more than 100 million euros in resources over the next five years to the shift toward e-mobility.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Complaints in Canberra on use of electric scooters

There have been a number of negative experiences with electric scooters in the Australian capital Canberra, which were introduced for hire there in August. A report has now surfaced citing the dangers of electric scooter use in the city.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 02:09 pm

Ford to improve scooter AI

Ford plans to equip electric kick- scooters from its micromobility subsidiary Spin with driver assistance systems in cooperation with Drover AI. Together, they aim to bring Level 2 automation to electric scooters.

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Nov 27, 2020 - 11:34 am

The sound of scooters

Electric scooter sharing company Tier will add sound to its vehicles to alert blind and partially sighted people of their approach. The company has partnered with national charity Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) to design the feature and roll it out across its fleet in 2021.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 02:11 pm

BMW reveals near-series e-scooter model CE 04

BMW’s motorcycle unit BMW Motorrad has demonstrated the near-series development of the Concept Definition CE 04 first presented in 2017. The company describes the micromobility vehicle as the “link between the analogue and digital worlds of the user.”

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Nov 4, 2020 - 02:18 pm

VW & Greece to build e-mobility pilot island

The VW group and the Greek government have agreed to establish a “pioneering mobility system” on the Mediterranean island of Astypalea. To this end, the island’s current transport system is to be converted to electric vehicles and regenerative energies.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 12:34 pm

Inflatable electric scooter starts to look serious

After news about an inflatable electric scooter made the rounds from Japan last year, the project has continued development, showcasing even more advantages from such unusual materials. The makers of the ‘Poimo’ have announced they found a way to create individualised inflatable electric vehicles in many different shapes.

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Sep 1, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Kumpan releases two fast electric scooters

The German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric has presented its first models with a top speed of more than 45 kph. The ’54 ignite’ with a top speed of 100 kph will be delivered immediately, production of the 70 kph variant is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter.

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Sep 1, 2020 - 03:46 pm

Unu begins sales of 2nd generation e-scooter

The Berlin-based electric scooter manufacturer Unu has started regular sales of the new model via its online store after completing the pre-order phase. The first e-scooters are to be delivered in October.

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Aug 26, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Tier & Voi present new electric scooters & MaaS models

The German electric scooter rental company Tier has introduced a new model equipped with a replaceable battery. The Swedish competitor Voi also includes a new e-scooter model in its range: The Voiager 4 has indicators – a first in its class.

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Aug 12, 2020 - 10:44 am

An end to an electric scooter lawsuit

At one point during the electric scooter plagiarism dispute between Piaggio and Kumpan Electric, the Italian manufacturer Piaggio had a Kumpan trade show stand confiscated by police.

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Jul 12, 2020 - 03:11 pm

E-scooter trials could see the UK move beyond EU rules

As the UK fast-tracks the e-scooter trials, the new regulation just being tested could lead to a more generous classification of light electric vehicles than applied across the EU. It could see not only e-scooters but also light electric mopeds without type-approval being allowed.

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Jun 30, 2020 - 03:48 pm

Acciona expands scooter sharing to Rome

The Spanish company Acciona has expanded its electric scooter sharing to Rome. Operations will kick off in the Italian capital with 500 vehicles. According to Acciona, it already has more than 10,000 electric scooters in sharing use in various cities.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/06/dutch-go-sharing-launches-e-moped-fleet-in-vienna/
06.04.2021 17:55